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Half in love : {surviving the legacy of suicide} : a memoir

Author: Linda Gray Sexton
Publisher: Berkeley : Counterpoint , ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals how, as the daughter of the poet Anne Sexton, the author comes to deal with her mother's life and suicide, and with the support of her family, therapy, and medication, is able to control her biploar disorder and her own suicidal tendencies.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Linda Gray Sexton; Anne Sexton; Linda Gray Sexton; Anne Sexton; Anne Sexton; Linda Gray Sexton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Gray Sexton
ISBN: 9781582437187 1582437181 9781607477617 1607477610 1582437998 9781582437996
OCLC Number: 562778568
Description: xiii, 320 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A terrible act --
Voices --
My mother's legacies --
Up and down --
Freefall --
Stories about the nut house --
Marriage and motherhood --
California --
In the lunatic factory --
The door --
Never be a suicide --
A cool distance --
Pretty red stripes --
Round two --
The door, part 2 --
In the land of the bed --
Contours and excavations --
A new voice --
Gifts of love --
Sailing free --
The women of my life --
Lucky loves --
Hope.
Responsibility: Linda Gray Sexton.

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Reveals how, as the daughter of the poet Anne Sexton, the author comes to deal with her mother's life and suicide, and with the support of her family, therapy, and medication, is able to control her biploar disorder and her own suicidal tendencies.

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